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LEDs buzzing

What does buzzing mean? Buzzing can be heard as a high-pitched sound coming from the speaker. The buzzing noise is caused by a resonance due to the fact that it vibrates at a particular frequency....


How can you make a black LED light?

LED bulbs: what should you know about them? We all have been very familiar with LED bulbs, but have you ever thought about the reason behind its name? LEDs stand for light-emitting diodes. Let'...


What should you know about LED bulbs in lava lamps?

What is a lava lamp? A lava lamp is a novelty item that contains oil and water in an enclosed glass container. The liquid mixture is heated by a light bulb at the bottom of the container, causing t...


Brightness of a bulb: what determines it?

When we tell the brightness of a bulb we mean that it's luminosity. It is defined as the total amount of energy that a light source emits per second across all wavelengths. What are the inconve...


What should be the light switch distance from the door?

You have light switches in every room, and every light is turned on at the same time when you enter a room. This seems like an obvious choice, but there are two very important reasons to change this....


Can you use LED bulb in the fridge?

How do low temperatures affect LED bulbs? LED bulbs are solid-state devices, meaning they don't require any moving parts. Instead of a filament or gas inside the bulb, an LED is made out of sem...


How can you make the light warmer?

What is color temperature? The color temperature of a light bulb is the temperature of an ideal black-body radiator that radiates light of comparable hue to that of the light source. Incandescent l...


Do you know the difference between fog lights and headlights?

What are headlights? Headlights are a type of vehicle light that allows the driver to see toward the front while driving. Headlight bulbs emit light in low beams and high beams, helping the driver...


What does dimmer switch buzzing mean?

Dimmer switches are quite safe when they are used normally. They are designed to make it possible for you to change the amount of light in a room, usually by adjusting the voltage sent through the cir...


Is LED light harmful for dogs?

How does LED light affect animals? Many people are using LED lights for their pets because they save money and do not require much electricity. This article will discuss how many types of lights af...


Dimmer switch on a ceiling fan

What is a ceiling fan? A ceiling fan is a type of electrically powered device that moves its blades around an axis. Ceiling fans are frequently used in the summer to cool people on hot days and nig...


LED lights in hot saunas?

Saunas are becoming more and more popular, with the US alone looking to be changing over 100 000 saunas. Saunas are relaxing for most people, and they provide a good way for socializing and getting ri...


Why does my LED light burn out?

It can happen anytime, anywhere - you're walking down the street, stumble into a dark alley, and then fall over into a puddle of ice-cold water. Or maybe it's just after you've finished...


Is it possible to use LED headlights in reflector housing?

What is the peculiarity of LED headlights? LED lights are light-emitting diodes: semiconductor devices used to emit light and developed at the beginning of the 1950s. LED headlights produce more cl...


Do LEDs really produce heat?

Can LED light be hot? They don't produce heat like an incandescent bulb, but that doesn't mean they're not producing heat. Let's look at what LED lights are and how they work to see...


Can you use LED lights for solar panels?

What solar panels are constructed of? Solar panels are made up of solar cells that ensure the necessary electricity is generated from sunlight. Solar cells are made of semiconductor materials like...


LED bulbs in oven?

Where can LED lights be used? LED lighting has been used in a variety of places including signage, house numbers, traffic signs and street lights. One of the most common uses for LEDs is as an indi...


How to dispose of LED light bulbs correctly?

While the energy efficiency of LEDs is often promoted, there's another side to these innovative light bulbs: disposing of them is different than for traditional ones. Read our tips on how to dispo...


Low and high beams headlight: main features

How do headlights work? A headlight is a lamp on the front of a vehicle that illuminates the way in which this car is moving. Headlights are usually found on cars, motorcycles or trucks. It is c...


Do LED lights attract bugs?

have you ever noticed more bugs when your home or at a campsite was lit with incandescent, fluorescent, or halogen lights rather than LEDs? These kinds of lights all emit ultraviolet (UV) light that i...


Can you use LED lights in enclosed fixtures?

What are enclosed fixtures? Enclosed fixtures are those that do not allow light to escape. This means that the fixture covers the bulbs completely and is enclosed all around them, as opposed to lam...


What LED light to use in a bathroom?

LED lights in bathrooms are usually used to emphasize the color of tiles or under cabinets and wall art. Because they emit light that is closer to natural sunlight than fluorescent lighting, they are...


Can you use LED strips to grow plants?

LED lighting has become an increasingly popular way for people to grow plants. These are compact, efficient lights that are great for growing plants indoors without the need for natural light. There a...


Wiring downlights to a switch properly

What are the downlights? Downlights are lights that direct light downwards, not outwards like an uplight. They often come in pairs or threes, and screw into the cup of a fitting. Types of downli...


Can you restick or reuse LED light strips?

LED lights in interior design are becoming more and more popular. They are cheaper to run, very energy efficient, they last longer, don't heat up as much as other lights do. One can now find them...


Can LED lights catch on fire?

LED lights are known for being incredibly energy-efficient and long-lasting. However, LED also can catch on fire if not installed or used correctly. Here are a few things to keep in mind whe...


Can i use a LED bulb in an incandescent fixture?

LED bulbs are becoming more and more popular due to their energy efficiency and long lifespan. They can be used in many different types of fixtures, including incandescent, halogen, and fluorescent fi...


Why are my LED lights not bright?

How do LED lights work? LED stands for light-emitting diode. A semiconductor chip emits low amounts of heat, which means they are very energy efficient, so LED lights are used in some car headlight...


Difference between halogen and LED

There are different types of light bulbs: incandescent, halogen, and LED. Each type of bulb has its own advantages and disadvantages. Incandescent light bulbs are the oldest type of light bulb. The...


Paint LED lights

Today, LED lights are used in many different applications. Some of the most common are traffic lights, streetlights, home lighting, and automotive lighting. They are also being used more and more in c...


How long can LED lights stay on?

LED lights have quickly become one of the most popular types of lights because they are very efficient and last a long time. In fact, many LED lights have a lifespan of 50,000 to 100,000 hours. Howeve...


Do light switches need to be grounded?

There is some debate over whether or not light switches need to be grounded. Some people say that it is not necessary, while others believe that it is a safety precaution that should not be ignored. T...


Which light bulb is better: B11 vs E12 bulb

What are the different types of light bulbs? There are many different types of light bulbs on the market today. The three most popular types of light bulbs are incandescent, fluorescent, and LED. E...


LED light color meaning

Color rendering index (CRI) A numerical value that tells the difference between how objects appear under a light source compared to how they would look under natural sunlight at noon on a clear day...


Integrated LED replacement

What is an integrated LED bulb? In an integrated LED bulb, the light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are mounted directly on the circuit board along with other components to form a lamp. These lamps look li...


Can you sleep with LED lights on?

Does light affect your sleep? Your circadian rhythm, which is also known as your body clock, is sometimes shortened to "body clock." Scientists have found that most living things have a n...


Dimmer switch for LED lights

A dimmer is an electrical switch used to vary the voltage supplied to a device or group of devices such as lamps, independent lighting circuits, etc. How does it work? Dimmers can come in differ...


LED lights: best color for studying

When it comes to finding the best LED color for studying, many people believe that blue light is the way to go. However, new research suggests that green light might actually be better for focus...


Why do my LED strip lights change colors by themselves?

What LED strip lights consist of? LED strip lights are usually made up of a number of small, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) mounted on a flexible backing material. The LEDs are connected in series so...


Do LED strip lights use a lot of electricity?

How do LED strip lights work? LED strip lights are a type of light that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to produce light. LEDs are small, energy-efficient lights that can be used for a variety of...


Light bulb base sizes

What is the base size of a bulb? The base size of a bulb is the diameter of the threaded part of the bulb. There are several different sizes of bases, so it's important to make sure you get the...


Rrojector headlights vs LED headlights

What are projector headlights? Projector headlights are a style of car headlight where the beam of light is projected from a lens mounted in the back of the housing. This allows for better lighting...


Do LED lights attract spiders?

Why does LED light attract insects and spiders? Insects are naturally attracted to light because it helps them with many basic functions in their lives. For instance, some species use the m...


How to put up LED strip lights?

When it comes to installing LED lights, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. First, you will need to find a power source. Most LED lights come with a cord that plugs into an outlet, but so...


How to connect LED strip lights?

What if you want to cut off LED strip lights? There are many ways to do that, but they all depend on how you wired them up. LED strip lights usually come with an end connector wire already attac...


LED wattage

LED lights features Ranging from household bulbs, flashlights, and car lights. Led lighting technology has come a long way since its introduction to the world in 1962 by Nick Holonyak Jr. Now, most...


How to stick led strip lights on wall without damaging paint?

The benefits of using LED lights in your room are well documented. However, some people are still not sure whether to use it or not. One of the main reasons is they are worried about whether LED light...


Can you cut led strip lights?

What are LED strip lights? LED strip lights are a type of light that is made up of a long string of small LED lights. They are often used to create decorative lighting and can be found in a wide va...


LED strip lights on ceiling

If you're looking for a way to save energy and money, LED lights are a great option. But firstly let`s check out their pros and cons. Benefits of LED lights: Lower energy usage: LED light...


Why does dimmable LED flash?

Flickering of LED lights LED lights have been known to have a certain flickering pattern that some people find annoying. In most cases, this effect goes unnoticed as the human eye can not detect su...